2020 Report on International Religious Freedom

OFFICE OF INTERNATIONAL RELIGIOUS FREEDOM MAY 12, 2021 The annual Report to Congress on International Religious Freedom – the International Religious Freedom Report – describes the status of religious freedom in every country. The report covers government policies violating religious belief and practices of groups, religious denominations and individuals, and U.S. policies to promote religious …

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Secretary Blinken’s Call with Czech Prime Minister Babiš

OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON MAY 2, 2021 The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke with Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babiš today. Secretary Blinken emphasized U.S. solidarity with the Czech Republic in its courageous response to Russia’s subversive and deadly actions on Czech soil. Secretary Blinken and Prime …

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Secretary Blinken Releases 2020 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices

I am honored to release the 45th annual  Country Reports on Human Rights Practices  and to reaffirm the United States’ commitment to placing human rights at the center of our foreign policy.  The cause of human rights, freedom, and dignity is close to the American heart.  As President Biden emphasized, “We must start with diplomacy rooted in America’s most cherished democratic values: defending freedom, championing …

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Secretary Blinken Meets Foreign Ministers of the Visegrád Group

Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with Czech Foreign Minister Petříček, Hungarian Foreign Minister Szijjártó, Polish Foreign Minister Rau, and Slovak Foreign Minister Korčok OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON MARCH 23, 2021 The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met today in Brussels with his counterparts from the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, …

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Secretary Blinken’s Call with Czech Prime Minister Babiš

OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON MARCH 5, 2021 The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke with Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babiš today.  Secretary Blinken emphasized the U.S. commitment to the Transatlantic Alliance, U.S.-EU partnership, the common fight against malign influence, and the importance of continued military modernization and robust defense spending by NATO Allies.  Secretary …

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Meet the New Secretary of State Antony Blinken

For Antony Blinken, America’s new top diplomat, returning to the U.S. Department of State brings the opportunity to continue both professional and family traditions. Blinken, whom the U.S. Senate confirmed as secretary of state January 26, will lead the State Department, where he served during the Clinton and Obama administrations. His career in public service …

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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Visits Czech Republic

Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo travels to Prague and Pilsen, Czech Republic; Ljubljana, Slovenia; Vienna, Austria; and Warsaw, Poland August 11 to August 15. While in Pilsen, Secretary Pompeo joined Foreign Minister Petricek to commemorate the liberation of Western Czechoslovakia by the U.S. Army in World War II.  In Prague, the Secretary met with …

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Draft Report of the Commission on Unalienable Rights

On July 16, 2020, the Commission released the draft report to the general public.  This  draft report is a consensus document that was signed and approved unanimously by all 11 commissioners.  Throughout its deliberations, the Commission greatly benefited from the perspectives of individual citizens and non-governmental organizations, many of whom attended public meetings in person, submitted written …

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Joint Statement on United States – Czech Republic Joint Declaration on 5G Security

The following joint declaration was adopted by the Governments of the United States of America and the Czech Republic on May 6, 2020. Taking into account that secure fifth generation wireless communications networks (5G) will be vital to both future prosperity and national security, the United States and the Czech Republic declare their desire to …

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The United States Concerned by Threat of Cyber Attack Against the Czech Republic’s Healthcare Sector

PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE APRIL 17, 2020 The United States notes with concern the warning from the Czech Republic’s National Cyber and Information Security Agency of a “real threat of serious cyber attacks” against its healthcare sector. As the world battles the COVID-19 pandemic, malicious cyber activity that impairs the ability …

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Statement On the 30th Anniversary of Tiananmen Square

On June 4, we honor the heroic protest movement of the Chinese people that ended on June 4, 1989, when the Chinese Communist Party leadership sent tanks into Tiananmen Square to violently repress peaceful demonstrations calling for democracy, human rights, and an end to rampant corruption. The hundreds of thousands of protesters who gathered in …

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Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2018

Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2018: Czech Republic The United States was founded on the premise that all persons “are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness.” Our Constitution secures these unalienable rights by proclaiming in the First Amendment that “Congress shall make no law respecting …

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Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With Czech Foreign Minister Tomas Petricek

Readout Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC February 22, 2019 The below is attributable to Deputy Spokesperson Robert Palladino:‎ Secretary Michael R. Pompeo met with Czech Foreign Minister Tomas Petricek today. The Secretary thanked Foreign Minister Petricek for the Czechs’ service as U.S. Protecting Power in Syria and for continued Czech support in Afghanistan and …

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Secretary Pompeo: Restoring the Role of the Nation-State in the Liberal International Order

Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo German Marshall Fund Brussels, Belgium December 4, 2018 SECRETARY POMPEO:  Thank you, Ian, for the kind introduction.  Good morning to all of you; thank you for joining me here today.  It’s wonderful to be in this beautiful place, to get a chance to make a set of remarks about the …

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Secretary Pompeo Congratulates the Czech People on the 100th Anniversary of Independence

On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I congratulate the Czech people on the 100th anniversary of your independence. The United States and the Czech Republic share an enduring friendship, a commitment to democratic principles, and a vision of a peaceful and prosperous Europe. Our partnership is old and deep. We …

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